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    • Day the National Guard Swept A&T's Scott Hall

    • 1979-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, David Newton recalls the National Guard raid on Scott Hall on the North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) campus during protests in 1969. Newton writes of the death of student Willie Grimes...
    • Fond Memories and Praise for "Dean Gibbs"

    • 1979-04-08
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this April 8, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, Greg Lewis reports on a celebration in honor of Dr. Warmoth Gibbs, former North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) president, on his eighty-seventh birthday. Gibbs was president of A&T at the...
    • State marker for '60 sit-in on commission's agenda

    • 1979-11-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 15, 1979 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on efforts to obtain a North Carolina historical marker at the site of the 1960 Woolworth store sit-ins in Greensboro. Spivey writes that there had been earlier fears that there...
    • HRC to Urge Whites to Help Black Firms

    • 1977-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 10, 1977 Greensboro Daily News article announces the Greensboro Human Relations Commission's plans to meet with government and community organizations to encourage them to patronize black-owned businesses. This action was largely in...
    • First Sit-In Participant Finally Gets Cherry Pie

    • 1973-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1973 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on how the four original participants of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter — Frank McCain, David Richmond, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell...
    • Racial Barriers Fall

    • 1971-05-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 29, 1971 Greensboro Daily News article, Joe Knox chronicles the efforts to desegregate Greensboro businesses starting with sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter by four North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) students in...
    • Strife at High School Leaves Scars: Many Blacks Don't Like Busing Either

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article quotes African American students about their experiences at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School. Many of these students, who were a small minority at Grimsley, longed to attend a school...
    • Mission: Survival Says A&T Speaker

    • 1973-04-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Anita Meyer reports on a speech at North Carolina A&T University by Samuel Yette, then a contributor to Newsweek magazine and author of The Choice—The Issue of Black Survival in America. Among other...
    • Wlll Greensboro now accept the test of change?

    • 1971-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1971 guest column, Peter Robinson, then rector of St. Francis Episcopal Church, challenges Greensboro to overcome the paranoia associated with integration of the public schools. Robinson credits the city's school board and the...
    • Sitters-In Invited to Return: Telecast To Commemorate Original Event

    • 1973-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1973 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on an upcoming ABC News telecast entitled, Whatever Happened to the Greensboro 4. Filming for this telecast reunited the four original participants of...
    • Many Blacks Are Bitter About Busing

    • 1974
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro Daily News reporter Joe McNulty spent three weeks interviewing black students and employees at Grimsley High School, a formerly all-white high school that had just been integrated, in preparation for this article. The article reports...
    • What Is Color of School Disruption?

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article was written in response to the March 8, 1974 disruption at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro where about 75 African American students were involved in a racially motivated...
    • Whites: "I Wasn't Prejudiced Before"

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In response to a March 8, 1974 racial disturbance at recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro, this unidentified Greensboro News & Record reporter interviewed white students for their perspectives on race relations at the school. The...
    • Oral history interview with Owen Lewis by William Link

    • 1988-12-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 5, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Owen Lewis, Lewis provides insights into the pressures on Greensboro to desegregate the schools and the actions of superintendents and boards to design...
    • The church and desegregation centenary

    • 1955-03-13
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This speech titled "The Church and Desegregation" was delivered by Greensboro City Schools Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith to Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on March 13, 1955. In this presentation, Smith...
    • Community approach to better human relations

    • 1954-12-21
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This is a transcript of a speech on desegregation given by Dr. Gordon W. Lovejoy to the Greensboro Community Council, on December 21, 1954. Lovejoy was a visiting sociology professor at Guilford College and taught classes at Greensboro College at...
    • Desegregation, Greensboro Public Schools, Greensboro, NC

    • 1958
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This circa 1958 speech by Greensboro City Schools Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith details school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Smith writes about the initial changes the Greensboro school board made to their policies following Brown...
    • [Letter from D. Edward Hudgins to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1956-09-04
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This September 4, 1956 letter from D. Edward Hudgins to Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith for his recent statement about the Pearsall Plan. Hudgins shares his feeling that the plan has the potential to destroy...

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